WWU presents Distinguished Scholar lecture

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Walla Walla University's annual Distinguished Scholar lecture will be 7:30 p.m. March 31.

The lecture will be held in the Fine Arts Center Auditorium on the Walla Walla University campus, 204 S. College Ave. The event is free and open to the public.

William Cronon, a professor at University of Wisconsin-Madison, will speak. The title of his presentation is "Saving Nature in Time: The Environmental Past and the Human Future."

Cronon holds a Ph.D. from Yale University and a D.Phil. from Oxford University. He has been a Rhodes Scholar, Danforth Fellow, Guggenheim Fellow and MacArthur Fellow and has won two prizes for his teaching at both Yale and UW-Madison. He has also written two award-winning books and was a consultant on a PBS documentary about U.S. National Parks.

For more information email christy.bandy@wallawalla.edu or call 509-527-2421.

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